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Re: Problem with my shell

On Mon, May 04, 1998 at 02:08:36AM -0400, Jeff Shilt wrote:
>   I wrote a postinst shell script for a package and when I went to test it
> I get 
>  bash: ././postinst: no such file or directory
>   I changed my PATH environent variable around a bunch, even took out .
> and tried to run postinst with ./postinst and I get
>  bash: ./postinst: no such file or directory
>   I cut the script down to:
>     #! /bin/sh
>     echo Creating symlinks in directory
> and I don't see that there's anything wrong with this. The file has
> executable permissions.  If I go to /var/lib/dpkg/info and run one of the
> scripts there with ./filename it runs fine.  It just seems to be any file
> I create.
> What's up with this?

Try removing the space after "#!".  Also ensure the script is executable
(chmod +x postinst), not that this will make much difference


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